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Places Close To The Little Chef

Bhima Kali Temple Sarahan


bhimakali temple rampurSarahan is small town in Himachal Pradesh of India. It is the site of famous Bhimakali temple, dedicated to the mother goddess Bhimakali, presiding deity of the rulers of the former Bushahr State. The temple is situated about 180 kilometers from Shimla and is one of 51 Shakti Peethas.

Nirmand


nirmandNirmand is a sprawling village in the Kullu district. Known for its mythological link to Parshuram Rishi, the village is believed to be the location of where the Rishi settled the Brahmins, while carrying on his battle for elimination the Kshatriyas. To honour this tradition, the village houses a temple complex and fortress like structure called Parasram Kothi. A popular destination among pilgrims, it is lesser known in the tourist circle and hence a great place for some offbeat fun.

Bushahr Palace


bushar padam palace rampurPadam Palace is one of the most attractions at Rampur Bushahr in Shimla. This building is proximity 83 years old, bailed (1919-1925) at the time of Bushahr State. Raja Padam Singh, a planner of stature in his own kingdom. Padam Palace boasts of exemplary craftsmanship and architectural design. It is a double-storied building made of wood, which was brought from Munish and Dhamreda forests.

Reckong Peo


reckong peoReckong Peo, also simply known as Peo by the local inhabitants, is headquarters of Kinnaur district, one of the twelve administrative districts of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. At a height of 2,290 metres (7,513 ft), Reckong Peo is 260 kilometres (162 miles) from Shimla and seven kilometres (4⅓ miles) from Powari[disambiguation needed]. Earlier Kalpa was the headquarters later changed to Reckong Peo, named after group of people who used to own this place in ancient times.

Sangala Valley


sangla valley rampur,kinnaurThe valley is surrounded by forested slopes and offers views of the high mountains. Its location in the greater Himalayan range gives it a milder climate than the plains. The Sangla Valley is the most beautiful place in the whole district and favourites amongst the visitors. River baspa flows through the valley. his is the most charming valley in the entire District of Kinnaur. A temple dedicated to Nages god is worth a visit & other places are Sapni, Rackchham, Kilba, Kamru Fort which can also be visited

Kalpa


kalpa,kinnaur,kazaKalpa is one of the biggest and beautiful village of Kinnaur district. The Sutlej River below hurtles through deep gorges, the winding mountain road is bordered by chilgoza forests. All the area of Kalpa enjoys a temperate climate due to its high elevation, with long winters from October to May. The view from Kalpa is beautiful with an observer getting the feeling that he is sitting in the lap of the mountains with the entire range of peaks being visible. Also visible from this place is the sacred Shivling rock on the Kailash mountain that changes its color at different points in the day.

Kaza


kazaKaza is overlooked by high mountain ridges on all sides. It has two access points : one from Kinnaur valley and the other from the Lahaul valley, 11 km from Ki Monastery, the famous Gelugpa establishment. The route through Kinnaur is open throughout the year, except for occasional short periods resulting from landslides or heavy snowfall. This road, starting from Shimla, follows the Sutlej river unto a little beyond Reckong Peo, thereafter turning northwards to follow the Spiti river all the way to Kaza.

Nako Lake


nako lakeNako Lake is a high altitude lake in the Pooh. Near the lake there are four Buddhist temples. Several miles away there is a village called Tashigang around which there are several caves where it is believed that Guru Padmasambhava meditated and gave discourse to followers. There is a waterfall nearby which has snow water falling like a river of milk. Legend says that it is a heavenly realm of fairies. In one of the caves you are still able to see the live footprints of these fairies or other demigods. It is a sacred place for the people of these valley.

Shri Khand Mahadev


shrikhand mahadev rampurShrikhand Mahadev is a rock-made natural shivalingam on the great heights of mountains in the Himalayas. The shivalingam is 70 feet high and stands at the mountain top around 19,000 ft altitude.It is believed that Shrikhand Mahadev is one of the abode of Lord Shiva.

Tatta Pani


tattapaniTattapani is located on the distance of fifty one kilometers. Height of Tattapani is 2149 feet which is significantly lower than other tourist spots around Shimla. It is small area on the bank of river Satluj.Tattapani has emerged as heaven for the water sports and adventure activities. Tattapani means hot water. It got its name because of the hot water sulpher springs on the bank of river satluj.